The Association of American
Railroads and the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., established a TTCI
Research Advisory Board. Developed to provide feedback on AAR's Strategic
Research Initiatives and on how TTCI can best serve the AAR Affiliates and the
Associates, the board will consist of members drawn from AAR's Gold Associate
and Affiliate programs.
Union Pacific will improve
Wisconsin and Illinois' transportation infrastructures by investing nearly $15
million to improve the freight rail line that runs from Milwaukee, Wis., to
Chicago, Ill. Work on the more than 75-mile stretch of railroad track began
April 23 and is scheduled to be completed by mid-December.
It will be easier than ever
to step right on board a light rail train starting Saturday, November 6, when
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) marks the debut of level boarding at all light
Excitement abounds within
the University Circle community, as the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit
Authority learned it received $10.5 million from the U.S. Department of
Transportation to reconstruct the 53-year-old University Circle Rapid Station.
Of the $600 million available in competitive federal grants for the
Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) II program
around the country, RTA's University Circle Rapid Station is one of 42 capital
projects selected and the only Ohio project.